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The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui opens

Marking its first presence on the Eastern coast of Thailand, The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, L.L.C. is pleased to announce the newest addition to its collection of renowned global properties with the opening of The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui. Located on the tropical island paradise of Koh Samui on the Gulf of Thailand, The Ritz-Carlton, Koh Samui seamlessly combines the brand’s legendary service with the traditional spirit of Thai hospitality and colorful Samui island life culture to create a unique melting pot of indelible new […]

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Vietnam records over 18 million unofficial workers

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam now records over 18 million unofficial workers who account for 57.2 percent of non-agricultural workforce, according to a report announced at a seminar held in Hanoi on October 4.

As a joint work among the General Statistics Office (GSO) of Vietnam, the International Labour Organisation, the Ministry of Labour, Invalids and Social Affairs’ Institute of Labour Science and Social Affairs, the report polled nearly 20,000 households each month in 63 cities and provinces nationwide from 2007. However, data […]

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WMC Group has opened Sherwood Suites in Ho Chi Minh City

Redefining Contemporary Urban Living

Redefining contemporary urban living, the soon-to-open Sherwood Suites, a member of the Lifestyle and Residence collection of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, offers stylish, modern accommodation in the heart of the city. Sherwood Suites will be managed by Windsor Property Management Group Corporation (WMC Group), a hospitality and property management company located in Ho Chi Minh City.

Sherwood Suites is about an aspirational lifestyle, combining convenience with luxury and outstanding service. It provides the feeling of warmth and comfort […]

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Dream Hotel Group signs first hotel in the Philippines

Dream Hotel Group today signed its first hotel in the Philippines. The 220-key Dream Hotel is located on the white sand beaches of Carabao Island just three miles north of Boracay and eight miles from the international airport. Recently rated third best island destination in the world by Condé Nast Traveler magazine, Borocay plays host to more than three million visitors annually, including local holiday makers and international visitors from Europe and North Asia.

Dream Carabao Island will anchor an integrated gaming and […]

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Airbnb provides online assistance to Mount Agung evacuees for donated housing in Bali.

Airbnb – the online booking company offering short term rental of homes, apartments, home stays and hotel rooms is coming to the aid of evacuees from the Mt. Agung volcano offering free accommodation to Bali residents displaced by the current threat of an eruption. has established a disaster mitigation service through its online application.

Airbnb’s manager for Southeast Asia, Hong Kong and Taiwan, Robin Kwok, announced on Thursday, September 28, 2017: “Today, Airbnb has activated its disaster mitigation facility to help local residents affected […]

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Potential damage to infrastructure in Bali IF Mt. Agung erupted: roads & bridges hit hard

A complete inventory has been taken of the infrastructure that would most likely be damaged, should Bali’s Mount Agung erupt. Roads and bridges would be hit hard.

The volcano could go off at any hour now and since Friday, has been at the highest alert for a potential eruption. Over 75,000 people have reportedly evacuated in anticipation of an eruption.

The head of the National Road Implementing Agency (BBPJN) VIII, Ketut Darmawahana, has inventoried all the infrastructure that might be affected from an Agung […]

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